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A new book explores the failed promise of Dongtan eco-city outside Shanghai and why so many other ambitious green projects lie abandoned.
Project Syndicate 08/24/15
Innovative companies like Uber can bring huge increases in efficiency. But they also bring social and regulatory challenges that must be confronted in a way that ensures fairness.
Kelly Hodgins 08/19/15
Kelly Hodgins questions a pervasive discourse in the food waste and food security worlds that suggests that food waste is the solution for food insecurity in cities.
Project Syndicate 08/17/15
Those who claim to be "agnostic" on climate change are rejecting the scientific consensus no less than outright climate change deniers--and this is deeply troubling.
Project Syndicate 08/07/15
Mariana Mazzucato makes the case for rethinking the government's role in promoting innovation.
Steven Charles Cowley
Project Syndicate 08/05/15
Even if world leaders reach an agreement at the UN climate conference in December to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions substantially by 2050, the question of how to meet a booming global population's insatiable appetite for energy in the longer-term will remain. One of the most promising options is nuclear fusion.
Harris Gleckman 07/29/15
Many people in civil society and in governmental circles feel ambivalent about this new global governance approach. Should multi-stakeholders be in charge of "solving" global problems?
A proposed national park in Peru sits on the apparent cusp of approval, even as it suffers deforestation at the hands of illegal loggers, miners, and coca growers.
Stanford Social Innovation Review 07/23/15
Innovation education is critical in East Africa and beyond.
Project Syndicate 07/20/15
When it comes to air pollution, Europe's policymakers should stop preaching to others and focus on fixing their own problems.
Project Syndicate 07/17/15
Oleg Chestnov & Tim Evans propose a cheap effective strategy to bring about a reduction in smoking.
Project Syndicate 07/13/15
Nancy Alexander warns that a boom in infrastructure investment could be counterproductive if not carefully managed.
Project Syndicate 07/06/15
Gus O'Donnell describes a global initiative to make clean energy competitive with coal within ten years.
Project Syndicate 07/01/15
J.M. Ledgard & Scott MacMillan on the must-have gadget for remote parts of Africa, Asia, and South America.
Some U.S. shale oil producers are recycling water to save costs and to protect resources, methods that may be needed in China if the country experiences a fracking boom.